Luxor sentence example
The principal street of Luxor follows the line of the ancient avenue.
The temple of Luxor is one of the greatest of the monuments of Thebes (q.v.).
The chief religious festival of Thebes was that of "Southern Opi," the ancient name of Luxor.
The sacred barks of the divinities preserved in the sanctuary of Karnak were then conveyed in procession by water to Luxor and back again; a representation of the festal scenes is given on the walls of the great colonnade.
That his early outdoor life furnished a definite training for his after career is indicated by the fact that when he was about fourteen years of age he went with his father on a tour up the Nile as far as Luxor, and on this journey he made a collection of Egyptian birds found in the Nile valley, which is now in the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, D.C. Mr Roosevelt was educated at Harvard University, where he graduated in the class of 1880; 2 his record for scholarship was creditable, and his interest in sports and athletics was especially manifest in his skill as a boxer.Advertisement
These two kings built the great columnar hall of Karnak, added a large court with pylons to Luxor, and on the west bank built the funerary temple of Seti at Kurna, and the Ramesseum with its gigantic colossus, besides other edifices of which only traces remain.
The chief towns on the Nile, taking them in their order in ascending the river from Cairo, are Beni Suef, Minia, Assiut, Akhmim, Suhag, Girga, Kena, Luxor, Esna, Edfu, Assuan and Korosko.
Luxor (q.v.), pop. (with Karnak) 25,229, marks the site of Thebes.
Thence it continues on the east bank to Luxor, where the broad gauge ceases.
The Service of Antiquities now boasts a large annual budget and employs a number of European and native officialsa director, curators of the museum, European inspectors and native sub-inspectors of provinces (at Luxor for Upper Egypt and Nubia, at Assiut for Middle Egypt and the Fayum, at Mansura for Lower Egypt, besides a European official in charge of the government excavations at Memphis).Advertisement
At Luxor the entire cella was rebuilt by Alexander.
His son Amenophis III., C. 1400 u.c., was a mighty builder, especially at Thebes, where his reign marks a new epoch in the history of the great temples, Luxor being his creation, while avenues of rams, pylons, &c., were added on a vast scale to Karnak.
Around Luxor Temple, shopping is dominated by tourist bazaars with enthusiastic salesmen.
The major attractions when cruising between Luxor and Aswan are the fascinating Luxor and Karnak temples and the Theban necropolis on the West Bank.
A shot glass from the Bellagio or a trinket from the Luxor would make excellent Las Vegas wedding favors.Advertisement
Madison has since moved back to Los Angeles to continue working on her career, while Angel remains in Las Vegas, working his show Criss Angel Believe at the Luxor hotel.
Enjoy a seven-night Nile River cruise that takes in excursions to famous or historic sites in Luxor and Aswan.
Another option is a four-night Nile cruise that combines the scenic river and luxury ship accommodations with trips to Aswan and Luxor, a train ride from Aswan to Cairo and two nights in a Cairo hotel.
Otherwise, you can enjoy a nine-day holiday that includes a pre-cruise Giza hotel stay, pyramid visits, and a train journey to Luxor with a five-night Nile River cruise.
Sonesta Moon offers five-star, deluxe cruises that sail between Aswan and Luxor.Advertisement
Begin your cruise in Luxor or Aswan and take in various villages along the way.
Many Nile cruises start in either Luxor or Aswan and travel one-way or round-trip to the other city, depending on your preference.
The Nile River is home to unhurried passenger vessels, most of which sail from Luxor to Aswan.
The waters between Luxor and Aswan are home to some of the world's best-preserved monuments.
You leave from Aswan or Luxor and travel down the Nile River.Advertisement
The games are Boom Boom Rocket, Feeding Frenzy, Luxor 2, Pac-Man Championship Edition, and Uno.
The games on this disc are Boom Boom Rocket, Feeding Frenzy, Luxor 2, Pac-Man Championship Edition, and Uno.
A good alternative could also be one of the great Imax films shown at the Luxor.
Other stops include Morocco's historic city of Marrakech and Egypt's ancient Luxor and the Valley of the Kings where you will be treated to stays in five-star resorts.